diddly-squat

noun
did·​dly-squat | \ ˈdi-dᵊl-ē-ˌskwät How to pronounce diddly-squat (audio) , ˈdid-lē-\

Definition of diddly-squat

slang
: the least amount : anything at all didn't know diddly-squat about sports— Sam Toperoff

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Synonyms

beans, bubkes (also bupkes), continental, damn, darn (also durn), diddly [slang], doodley-squat (or doodly-squat), fig, ghost, hoot, iota, jot, lick, modicum, rap, squat [slang], syllable, tittle, whit, whoop

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First Known Use of diddly-squat

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diddly-squat

probably alteration of doodly-squat

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diddly-squat

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English Language Learners Definition of diddly-squat

US slang : the least amount : anything at all

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